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Genes 0.1.4 released

Genes is a personal genealogy application for Linux.

This version reads more tags from a gedcom file (using
gedcom-parse 0.90.0), also the compilation under Red Hat 9
has been fixed.

Posted by Geert Vantienen 2004-01-09

Genes 0.1.3 released

Genes is a genealogy application for unix.

In this version the family window is improved and also printing of a Family Sheet works. This version compiles with gedcom-parse version 0.17 and probably also version 0.18

Posted by Geert Vantienen 2002-11-22

Genes: new version 0.1.1

Version 0.1.1 is available for download. The big
change is that it use gedcom-parse 0.13 for parsing gedcom files.

Posted by Geert Vantienen 2002-01-08

Version 0.1 available for download

Version 0.1 of genes is available for download.
With this version you can read a gedcom file,
and browse through the information.

Posted by Geert Vantienen 2001-10-28

Database Schema discussion continues...

Some changes have been put forward to the database schema that is linked from our project homepage.

The original database schema is available at

An ERD for the proposed changes is at while the initial description of the changes, along with the responses to it so far, is in the genes-devel list archive at

Posted by Sean Lamb 2000-04-27

First GUI design screenshots

We got our first screenshots of a possible GUI design up at
Check the mailing list archives for comments.

Posted by Sean Lamb 2000-04-18

First source code available

This is nowhere near even an Alpha release yet, but we've got the initial source code into CVS now.

Posted by Sean Lamb 2000-04-18

Genes project migration complete

The old mailing list and homepage for this project have been deactivated, and all information moved to the new site at

Posted by Sean Lamb 2000-04-13